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/ Media

08 Oct 2013


With TV making its way onto computers, tablets and mobile phones, we’re suffering from squarer eyes than ever before. But, as Diane Shipley finds, TV has more to offer society than brain rot

Martin Luther King

/ Positive News blog

07 Oct 2013


Editorial: There is a spirit of goodwill that shines through in the inspiring stories of peace-building, kindness, creativity and innovation that Positive News publishes, and it’s something that our 20th anniversary survey showed is shared by you, our readers


/ Health

01 Oct 2013


Scientists are working to develop malaria resistance in mosquitoes, which could prevent transmission of the disease to humans

Windmill park

/ Renewable Energy

27 Sep 2013


Calls for an end to subsidies for fossil fuels as the developing world pushes growth in renewables, which are expected to outstrip gas and nuclear by 2016

Kerala backwaters

/ Positive Travel, Positive Travel Blog

25 Sep 2013


The first in a new series exploring the most sustainable and transformational travel experiences the world has to offer


/ Arts Review

24 Sep 2013


Damien Hirst says that all art is focused on death. Not so, says Amy Smith, who delves into recent art history to reveal key pieces that sing out with joy

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, / Conservation, Media

16 Sep 2013


25 years ago an isolated Colombian tribe emerged to share a warning about humanity’s future, captured in a film about them that had a far-reaching global impact. But now the tribe has surfaced again to give us a powerful new message

genetically engineered soy beans

/ Blogs

12 Sep 2013


In our newest regular column, we bring you up to date with our pick of the most exciting campaign successes from around the world

Jane McGonigal

/ Ideas worth spreading

09 Sep 2013


The latest entry in our regular blog which reviews the most inspiring videos on offer in the TED Talks series. This month we look at what really makes us happy, in life and work

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/ Peace

04 Sep 2013


War has 'not existed for the majority of human history,' say anthropologists


/ Cathrine Gyldensted, Media

03 Sep 2013


Having launched a new course to teach ‘constructive news’ reporting, investigative journalist Cathrine Gyldensted explains why she set out to radically innovate her profession and how a more positive approach will lead to better journalism

Global Power Shift

/ Positive Perspective

02 Sep 2013


Climate change conferences have been tarnished, but communities coming together to create a ‘global power shift’ show we are all on the frontline, says student activist Tom Youngman

Ellie Cosgrave

/ Positive People

27 Aug 2013


From environmental activists to Saudi Arabia’s first female film director, women are speaking out in increasingly diverse ways. Lucy Purdy meets those making their voices heard

Positive products

/ Positive Products

19 Aug 2013


Rin Hamburgh’s regular pick of the best ethical products

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/ Community

12 Aug 2013


A tradition started in Italy over a hundred years ago has recently re-emerged as a massive global movement of selflessness and compassion. Veronique Mistiaen reports on the ‘suspended coffee’ phenomenon


/ Technology

05 Aug 2013


The Fairphone initiative, launched to create completely conflict-free mobile phones, is picking up the pace. But will it ever be able to compete with the likes of Apple and Samsung? Will Simpson investigates

Whitetip shark

/ Environment

25 Jul 2013


Millions of sharks will be saved every year following international agreement

Gever Tulley

/ Ideas worth spreading

19 Jul 2013


Our pick of TED Talks that look at the benefits of risk-taking

Reporter's notebook

/ Media

15 Jul 2013


A new initiative in June saw newspapers around the world dedicate space to news that highlighted positive responses to global challenges

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/ Environment

11 Jul 2013


Cities around the US are trialling a pioneering new technology that reduces the need for traditional heating by up to 70%